Recently I have encountered several people in my life who are going through issues related to chronic fatigue. I believe I first noticed it when I was a nursing student, I remembered being tired all the time, especially when I had to get up in the morning to go to work at the hospital. While observing those around me being affected by chronic fatigue, I believe this was a wake up call for me to begin to pay attention to my body. I mean, really pay attention to what my body is telling me. While I was driving today, I felt a tightness in my chest and I found it hard to focus on driving. I was able to quickly tune into my heart and see what was going on and it turned out that I really wanted to take my son to go observe this dance class but I have not yet told him my plans. I was anxious that he might say no. It was so funny that I would be concerned about him saying no.
Interestingly, I am often concerned about what my kids have to say or cooking things they don’t want to eat or asking them to do things they don’t want to do. But my inner wisdom told me that I was over thinking this and I could simply tell my son that this is what I would like to do and we are going.
It turned out very well and we had a good time buying bubble tea, drinking bubble tea while he and I observed this dance class I wanted to watch.
I recently made a video about listening to my body. Each day I try to pay more attention to my body and what it wants and how it is feeling…like my body has a mind of her own: